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Edna St Vincent Millay

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Comprehensive information about poet Edna St Vincent Millay including poetry, biographical information, quotes, literary works, and more. Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American lyrical poet and playwright. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923, the third woman to win the award for poetry, and was also known for her feminist activism and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. The poet Richard Wilbur asserted, "She wrote some of the best sonnets of the century." This educational Edna St Vincent Millay resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left It's not true that life is one damn thing after another it is one damn thing over and over. Quote Right
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Quote Left Death devours all lovely things; Lesbia with her sparrow Shares the darkness—presently Every bed is narrow. Quote Right
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Quote Left Pity me that the heart is slow to learn What the swift mind beholds at every turn. Quote Right
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Quote Left My candle burns at both ends
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -
It gives a lovely light.
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Quote Left How strange a thing is death, bringing to his knees, bringing to his antlers/The buck in the snow. Quote Right
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